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Projet scolaire Coménius 2005-2008: «Les jeunes et le travail dans une Europe en mutation»

Author(s): Martine Ossola
Institution/Organisation: Lycée professionnel Eugène Guillaume Montbard (FR)


Language Learning in Secondary School Belgium: eTwinning project (Italian, French, Dutch)

Author(s): European Schoolnet
Institution/Organisation: Sint-Janscollege, Poperinge (BE)

The language initiative described in this school is an eTwinning project carried out in collaboration with an Italian school. This eTwinning project took place during the school year 2006/2007 and had as its theme the exploration of the world of a teenager or in French ‘découvrir la planète des ...

Early language initiative – Primary school UK: Case study on early language learning at Primary level (French & Spanish)

Author(s): European Schoolnet
Institution/Organisation: North Town Primary School, Taunton (UK)

The two languages French and Spanish are taught in an afternoon activity club, which takes place after school hours. Spanish is also taught within the curriculum which start with short activity lessons in year 1 and which then increase to regular timetabled lessons of approximately 45 minutes per ...

1st Experimental Lyceum of Athens

Author(s): European Schoolnet
Institution/Organisation: 1st Experimental Lyceum of Athens (GR)

The main language of communication in the school is Greek and the main languages taught are English, French, and German. Of these, English is the main language and is taught to a high level, while both French and German are taught to a medium level. The study of English is compulsory, while French ...

Friedrich-Ebert-Oberschule, Berlin

Author(s): Adrian Bröking
Institution/Organisation: Friedrich-Ebert-Oberschule, Berlin (DE)

The selective school in Berlin was approached by students from the Freie Universität wishing to find partners for their  humanitarian work in Guatemala where a school had been destroyed by a landslide. The school saw this as a way of involving pupils in a very worthwhile endeavour at the same ...

e.twinning projects – motivation for language learning and intercultural awareness (European Cultural Dimension)

Author(s): Diamantino Silvestre dos Santos Martins
Institution/Organisation: Agrupamento de Escolas D. Afonso III, Faro (PT)

The Escola D. Afonso III is a lower secondary school in Faro, capital of the Algarve, with 500 pupils on roll. Because of the international tourist industry in the Algarve the school puts high priority on the learning of foreign languages to support the future employment prospects of pupils. ...

Broad sweeps of imagination (BSI): Encouraging communication skills to enhance and sustain students’ motivation to learn foreign languages in Turkey

Author(s): European Schoolnet
Institution/Organisation: Göztepe İhsan Kurşunuğlu Anadolu Lisesi Istanbul (TR)

The Göztepe İhsan Kurşunuğlu Anadolu Lisesi in Istanbul is a mixed private upper secondary school with some 590 students. It is the coordinating institution for this initiative which is being implemented through the Doga network of schools in Istanbul with 8000 students overall. The language ...

Modern Languages in Primary Schools Initiative

Author(s): Tanya Flanagan
Institution/Organisation: Kildare Education Centre / Department of Education and Science (IE)

The Modern Languages in Primary Schools Initiative (MLPSI) is a government supported project in Ireland aiming to support language learning in primary schools. There are currently almost 500 schools taking part choosing to teach Italian, Spanish, German or French for up to 90 minutes a week for two ...

Languages Count - The Business Way

Author(s): Henrietta Harnisch
Institution/Organisation: University of Wolverhampton (UK)


Early language initiative – Primary school UK

Author(s): European Schoolnet
Institution/Organisation: Whitehouse Common Primary School, Sutton Coldfield (UK)

The children are exposed to two languages in the school, French, which is taught during a lunchtime club and Spanish, which is taught throughout the school. All the pupils learn Spanish at this point within the curriculum. They average class size in 30. Extensive us is made of ICT tools including ...